Training

Manufacturers are required to work to maximum capacity or risk losing their market share in today's fast-paced, competitive marketplace.  For a plant to achieve full potential its technical staff need to possess and apply high levels of mechanical, electrical, fabrication and other specialist competences.

If you cannot find the training information you require by searching our courses outlines or downloading our Course Calendar then please contact us on 024 7663 0333 / enquiries@mgts.co.uk

Bookings & Payments

Open courses may be booked online by clicking 'Apply Now' on your chosen course and completing the Training Enquiry Form; by emailing bookings@mgts.co.uk / kendrick@mgts.co.uk or by calling 024 7663 0333. We will require purchaser contact details and candidate details including any particular dietary requirements. Bookings must be confirmed with a purchase order prior to the delivery of the training or assessment event. New customers will be required to complete a new customer account form to enable us to set up a credit account. Payment by BACS is supported and MGTS will provide account details on request. Customers will be invoiced on completion of the event and standard terms are 30 days unless agreed in advance. Payment by credit card is accepted on booking or at commencement of the event by prior agreement.

Cancellation Policy

Where courses are under subscribed MGTS may cancel or re-arrange a course at their discretion. Customers will be notified no later than 10 working days prior to the planned commencement date. MGTS accepts customer cancellations without charge up to 7 days prior to commencement of training. Cancellation less than 7 days will incur a 50% course fee. Transfers to alternative course dates will not incur any additional charge to the customer.

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  • Health and Safety


    Abrasive Wheels

    WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

     

    All employees who are required to change Abrasive Wheels on various types of grinding equipment

     

    The course is designed to give up-to-date statutory information on the latest legislation - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 as applied to Abrasive Wheels

     

    The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that information and training of workers in the correct handling and mounting of abrasive is necessary to reduce the risk of bursting.

     

     

    PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

     

    On completion of the programme, participants will:

     

    • Have an understanding of the applicable PUWER Regulations

    • Be able to apply safe methods of mounting and working with abrasive wheels in general.

       

       

       

      THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:

       

    • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

    • Handling, Storing and Transportation of Abrasive Wheels

    • Marking, Testing, Inspection and Balancing of Abrasive Wheels

    • Correct Mounting of Abrasive Wheels

    • Dressing and Adjustment of Rests

    • Hazards Connected with Abrasive Wheels

    • Personal Protective Equipment Regulations

      • The Employer’s Duties

      • The Employee’s Duties

    • DVD - “Safe and Effective Grinding”

       

      Companies should check that their employees also receive instruction in all the particular wheels used in their workplace

       

      A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to delegates who satisfactorily complete the course.

       

       

      DURATION:

       

      1 day


  • Health and Safety


    Manual Handling

    WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

     

    This course is designed for individuals who are required to carry out safe manual handling of goods in the workplace.

     

     

    PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

     

    By the end of the programme, delegates will be able to:

     

    ·         Know of both their own and the company’s responsibilities under legislation

    ·         Become aware of potential hazards and actions putting them at risk

    ·         Understand and develop safe working practices

     

     

    THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:

     

    ·         Current legislation related to manual handling including assessing risks

    ·         Types of injuries

    ·         Kinetic methods of lifting

    ·         Lifting from a variety of different situations i.e. shelves, pallets, ground, vehicles and tables or to suit individual customers working environments

    ·         Actions which put you most at risk

    ·         Estimation of weights to be lifted

    ·         Personal Protective Equipment

    ·         Manual movement of heavy loads

    ·         Practical exercises

     

     

    DURATION:

     

    ½ day


  • Health and Safety


    PUWER Regulations & Risk Assessment

    Who should participate?

    The programme is appropriate for employees associated with the purchase, use and maintenance of all types of work equipment including machinery, plant and processing equipment and to any person involved in the installation, use or operation of lifting equipment.


    Programme Benefits

    The training programme will develop the delegate’s knowledge and understanding of the PUWER regulations and enable them to carry out risk assessments in line with these requirements.

    The programme will cover:

    Health & Safety Legislation
    Health & Safety at Work Act (HASAWA)
    Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR)
    Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
    Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
    Introduction and Main Provisions of PUWER & LOLER
    Guarding of Work Equipment
    Inspection and Maintenance of Work Equipment
    Risk Assessment Procedures
    Introduction and background to risk assessment
    Risk assessments must be “suitable and sufficient”
    Hazards in use of work equipment
    General guidance when risk assessing work equipment
    Reduction of risks during maintenance
    Hierarchy of control measures
    Monitoring and review of risk assessments
    Summary and Discussion

    Duration: 1 day


  • Health and Safety


    IOSH Managing Safely

    The course will run on 3 consecutive Mondays


    WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

     

    The course is designed for Personnel who are required to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both health and safety legislation and their organisation’s policy.  Participants will have the opportunity to achieve the IOSH ‘Managing Safely’ Award, whilst receiving practical comprehensive knowledge in the process.

     

    The programme addresses the health and safety training needs of the non-expert.

     

     

    PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

     

    • Managing Safely will provide delegates with an appreciation of developments in Health and Safety legislation and consequent changes in practice.

    • Employees will gain a nationally recognised and respected certificate in IOSH Managing Safely.

    • Delegates will acquire knowledge based on what they need to know in practice, to ensure their company complies with the HSE’s legal expectations and comprehensive reference material to take away.


     

    THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:


    • Reasons for Managing Safely

    • Assessing Risks

    • Controlling Risks

    • Understanding your Responsibilities

    • Identifying Hazards

    • Investigating Accidents and Incidents

    • Measuring Performance

    • Protecting our Environment

  •  ‘Managing Safely’ involves 25 - 30 hours of directed study and can be tailored to meet individual organisations’ needs.  It provides a sound working introduction to the specific requirements of the  NEBOSH General Certificate, which has a well-proven track record for Managers and others who require more than just an overall ‘awareness’.
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    The course is assessed with a combined written and multi-choice examination paper, along with a workplace project

     

     

    DURATION:  3 days (run on consecutive Mondays)



  • Health and Safety


    CCNSG Safety Passport Renewal

     

    WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

     

    The CCNSG Safety Passport Renewal course is designed as a one day refresher course for those who have already passed the CCNSG Safety Passport course.  This has to be taken within 3 months of the safety passport expiry date.  If it is not taken within the specified time then the two day CCNSG Safety Passport course will have to be taken.

     

    PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

     

    By the end of the programme, participants will have refreshed their understanding of the key aspects of the Safety passport programme and will be able to identify key hazards and opportunities for improving health and safety

     

     

    THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:

     

    Session 1:  Problems at Work

     

    • Safe Behaviour at work
    • Accidents and Problems
    • Unsafe Acts
    • Unsafe Conditions
    • Consequences of Behaviour
    • Health & Safety Inspectors

     

    Session 2: Systems at Work

    • Safety Signs
    • Confined Spaces
    • Permits
    • Working at Height
    • Harness Inspection
    • Site Traffic
    • Work Equipment
    • Mechanical Equipment
    • Electricity
    • Energy

     

    Session 3: Solutions at Work

    • Fire
    • Noise
    • Hand-Arm Vibration
    • Hazardous Substances
    • Asbestos
    • The Environment

     The course is assessed by the completion of three multi-choice Test papers.

     

    Delegates are required to bring with them their National Insurance number and 2 Passport size photographs

     

    DURATION: 1 day


  • Health and Safety


    CCNSG Safety Passport

    WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

     

    The CCNSG Safety Passport course is a two day course for site construction, maintenance and supervisory personnel who require this nationally recognised qualification in basic site safety. The CCNSG Safety Passport is valid for three years from the date of the course.

     

    PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

     

     

    By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

     

    • Understand and apply the learning from the 4 key areas covered by the training sessions

    • Have a broad understanding of legislation and safety requirements

    • Answer questions relating to safety

       

       

      THE COURSE WILL CONSIST OF 4 SESSIONS:

       

      SESSION 1          Safe Behaviour at Work

                                    What Kind of Accidents Happen at work?

                                    Causes of Accidents at Work

                                    Rules at Work

                                    Why do things go wrong?

                                    Reasonably Practicable

                                    Duties at Work

                                    Shaping Safety Behaviour

                                    Health & Safety Inspectors

       

      SESSION 2          A SAFE PLACE OF WORK

                                    Hazard & Risk

                                    Control of Risk

                                    Confined Spaces

                                    Work Permits

                                    Excavations

                                    Working at Height

                                    Fire Risk Control

                                    Site Transport

       

      SESSION 3          SAFE SYSTEMS OF WORK

                                    PUWER

                                    LOLER

                                    Electricity

                                    Energy & Hazard Isolation

                                    Manual Handling and Safe Lifting

       

      SESSION 4          COMMON SAFETY PROBLEMS & SAFE SOLUTIONS

                                    Noise

                                    Hand - Arm Vibration

                                    Reporting Accidents

                                    First Aid

                                    Hazardous Substances

                                    Asbestos

                                    Protecting the Environment

                                    PPE & Welfare

       

      The course is assessed by the completion of four multi-choice Test papers.

       

      Delegates are required to bring with them their National Insurance number and  2 Passport size photographs.

       

       

      DURATION:

       

      2 days